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the technology into the curriculum. >> a new plan coming to california and the questions raised about its effectiveness. >> soring gas prices are getting the governor's attention. tonight he is calling it an emergency. cbs reporter linda is live. >> reporter: california drivers are asking when will the pain end. costs $70 to fill up gas tanks for regular. we are told relief may be coming. >> reporter: it has been another day of record breaking prices and that moment of dread. >> $84.17. >>> for 17 gallons. prices hiked up over night after a week of spikes. >> from 52 cents. >>> the average price in california is $4.66. but most pumps are reflecting $5 a gallon. >> they are ridiculously high. what happened to president obama bringing it down? >> reporter: it will be governor jerry brown. he directed the board to take steps to allow the early transition of winter blend gas, which normally isn't sold till november 1. part of the problem, the effort to protect the environment. air pollution regulations requires special summer and winter blends and supplies were reduced after the fire in augu
>> jeff: gas prices in california push beyond the record set only yesterday. john blackstone on where it goes from here. 30 days away, the president is campaigning for more cash following a huge haul in september. nancy cordes is in los angeles. a hospital that wants to make house calls. >> take a deep breath n and hout. >> jeff: good for patients and the bottom line. then the man about to jump from 23 miles up. a freefall to break the sound barrier. >> this step not unknown that is why i'm nervous. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> jeff: good evening, everyone, i'm jeff glor. the price of gas in california set another all-time high overnight. the state average at $4.66 cents a gallon breaking the old record set just yesterday. the national average now a full 85 cents less. with more on why this rise continues and what happens next, here's john blackstone. >> reporter: for california drivers sunday brought yet another jump in gas prices. the statewide average up a nickel overnight to almost $4.66 a gallon. it has happened every day for the past we
, for the price of the gas. >> also hitting new record highs this weekend in california. what better time to take cal train. >> going to be safe. >> others traded traffic for a boat. >> we said let's just relax on the ferry boat and have a great time. >> those who drove paid a premium. many car lots jacked up the prices for the weekend. >> $30. >> are you glad you didn't drive? >> this couple paid the piper. >> little more than what i expected.. >> near the ballpark we found parking up to $80. hundreds of thousands, not parking was the easiest way to go. in san francisco, anne, cbs 5. >> as the search continues for whoever killed a woman, the family is turning to social media to get the word out. susie ko was found dead friday night. the family set up a web site to get tips and leads. they've put the word out on facebook and twitter. >> she was attacked. she was murdered. inside the house. >> i'm glad that we all have the supporters here to honor her. she was a great woman. >>> the family's car was stolen out of their garage. police are looking for a blue 2011 subaru out back with license plate.
in california making it the 13th state to open the polls early 29 days before the november 6 election. >> early voting exists. the voters can come in and vote early and avoid mad rushes and crowds and waiting to the last minute. >> reporter: it wasn't a mad rush at the alameda county registrar's office in oakland. the only place you can vote early in this. mary came in from pleasanton. she could have voted by mail but tried that last time and her vote didn't count. >> we were away on election day and i had turned in two absentee requests ballots and my husband got his and i didn't get mine. so i didn't get to vote. >> reporter: so this is a ballot for alameda county, the city of berkeley, there's four different cards, there's 39 different things to vote on, there's 93 choices including -- well, here's the man running for mayor who calls himself da mayor and he is nextzachary running wolf and tom bates who is the mayor. 93 separate choices you have to make. so be prepared to spend some time here. >> i have already pretty well made my mind up on the propositions and the candidates. >> reporter: t
in surface-disturbing activities on your land. >> california's new gold rush. but there's a catch. the letters going out to homeowners telling them they don't open what they think they do. >>> you see warning signs everywhere. why you're about to see one on your couch. >>> plus, why it's a bad idea to mix tea and milk. but the best rest event ends sunday at sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ after liquid gold. prospectors want to tap int4 billion barrel >>> there's a new gold rush in california. only this time, they're after liquid gold. prospectors want to tap into 14 billion barrels of unexplored oil reserves. it lies deep under a stretch of land called the monterey shale. it starts at the southern end of the bay area and runs almost down to l.a. and our cbs 55 allen martin explains homeowners are finding out they don't own what they think they do. >> reporter: it's jay's favorite pass time. quail hunting. that's why he bought 1400 acres of land. >> they're a surface owner. >> reporter: but a letter has him worried. >> it's our understanding that you are
:00. we'll continue our coverage a bit later in this newscast. >>> a new gold rush in california, only this time they're after liquid gold. prospect fors want to top into barrels of oil reserve. it's deep under a stretch of land called the monterey shale. it runs almost down to l.a. and cbs 5's allen martin explains, homeowners don't own what they think they do. >> reporter: it's jay's favorite pass time, quail hunting with his 12-year-old son eric. that's why he bought 1400 acres of land. >> they're a surface owner. >> reporter: but a letter he got has him worried. >> it's our understanding that you are the surface owner of all or a portion of the land included in a parcel in our competitive oil and gas lease sale. >> reporter: it tells him his private land is about to be leased off to an oil company. >> this could result in surface- disturbing activities on your land. if there is oil in, say, the next section over and they need to drill for it, so be it. i just wish they wouldn't attempt to do it around my house. >> reporter: it's actually a common situation. you may own the surface
. >> it is universal. there is not a single elected official in northern california that i'm aware of who is supporting prop f. >> you've been saying this measure f, it's insane, stupid. do you still stand by that today? >> oh, absolutely. when anybody rational looks at it, there is no answer to the cleanest water that this whole state if not the country has with our hetch hetchy water. >> reporter: and while only san francisco residents will vote on this study, it has much broader implications. there are 30 municipalities in the bay area that use water from hetch hetchy, including cities in san mateo and alameda counties. if we were to replace hetch hetchy reservoir, the cost would range anywhere from $3 to $10 billion. and that would translate into an increase anywhere from 590 to 1720 a year. i'm grace lee, cbs 5. >>> the city of oakland and the oakland coliseum are both apologizing for a late-night rave event over the weekend. multiple police departments were flooded with complaints. phil? >> reporter: that's right. some of those politicians' ears are still burning. the party that was on this wee
schemes in the california gasoline market. however, saverin bornstein with the university of california energy center says it's unlikely there's a conspiracy going on by the oil companies. >> what might be going on and would be very difficult to detect is individual companies figuring out if they put less gas on the market, the prices will be a bit higher. and if that's the case, it's going to be very difficult to detect and it's not illegal. >> reporter: so there's nothing against the law about gaming the system but what is there about the system that allows it to be gamed here. >> we use a blend of gas not used anywhere else in the country. as a result, when we get know a supply problem, we can't import gasoline that's used in other parts of the country to smooth out that shortage. >> reporter: while the governor's order to allow the winter blend gas to come in is not a long-term answer, at this point the public will take any relief they can get. >> it all counts. 4 gallons for 22 bucks. not cool. >> reporter: it's not cool for any of the drivers here having to pay this much especiall
the budgeting and lobbying that has california spending more on jail cells than classrooms. >>> we're going to start by telling you you can watch the giants play tomorrow night at civic center plaza. tv's are going up right now in front of city hall. dennis, this is an amazing story. >> well, i think somebody call barack obama because detroit needs another bailout. no team in the history of the world series has ever come back from a 3-0 deficit. the giants have some pretty good odds on their side. new park, same result for the giants who really look like a juggernaut right now. grego blanco puts one at the wall. that is a three-bagger. a 1-0 lead. tigers starter anibal sanchez, but brandon crawford drives it home for a 2-0 lead. same score. fifth inning now. and miguel cabrera, a chance to tie the game, but ryan vogelsong gets him to cough it off. ending the threat. vogelsong takes it to a scoreless inning. the giants become the first team since the 1966 orioles to pick back-to-back shutouts in the world series. we're joined now live from detroit. vern? >> reporter: dennis, the fans are get
. no other information has been released. >>> soring gas prices in california have gotten the governor's attention. lindy is live in san francisco with the latest on the price spike. >> anyone who has driven up to a gas pump this week asks when will this pain end. it's costing upwards of $70 to fill up a gas tank. relief may be on the way. it's been another day of record breaking prices and the moment of dread. >> 84.17. >> reporter: that was for just a little over 17-gallons. prices hiked up another nickel overnight. >> reporter: the average price for a regular gallon is $4.64. most pumps are reflecting $5 a gal. >> what happened to obama bringing that down. >> reporter: it won't be the president but governor jerry brown is calling this an emergency. winter blend gasoline is normally not sold until november 1s. part of the problem is the state's effort to protect the environment. they require special similar and winter gasoline blend. the fire shut down part of the chef ron. >> once the winter blen
been sweeping was apparently too much for the power grid in southern california. the exxon mobile refinery shut down yesterday after the facility lost power. gasbuddy.com says the heat caused a transformer at a nearby substation to malfunction. combine that with the refinery in richmond, and you have yet another perfect storm for high gas prices. the wholesale cost shot up $1.06 in one week. by friday, retail prices could spike 30 cents. if it keeps up, station owners will have to sell it at $4.75 a gallon to break even. 12 miles to the gallon in the city. blaming high gas prices on the heat is farfetched. >> the gas companies find any reason they can. it's going to be the heat. just another excuse. >> reporter: and the gas experts say if california doesn't pick up production and crank out more gas soon, we could see, worse case scenario, $5 gas. you can check out cbssf.com/gas. live in san jose, cbs 5. >>> well, they were trying to head off another disruptive demonstration. oakland city leaders gave protesters another reason to cut loose. cbs 5 reporter was there. kristen, what
>> axelrod: tonight, gas prices hit a record high in california. how high will they go? when will they drop? also tonight, terror suspects with major ties to al qaeda are finally on u.s. soil and facing prosecution. elaine quijano with that report. >> reporter: is it fair to say you felt as though they were asking you to be a participant in fraud? >> absolutely. >> axelrod: charges from a whistleblower. what's behind cass strosk breaks in water pipes across the country? sharyl attkisson investigates. and christian cheerleaders. will a judge allow them to root for their public high school football team in texas with verses from the bible? >> it does portray our freedom of speech, and that's always important because we need our rights. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> axelrod: good evening. i'm jim axelrod. many americans saw gas prices go up a bit this week. californians saw them skyrocket. nationally, the average stand at $3.81 a gallon, up roughly $.supper 2, but in california prices exploded to a record high average of $4.61 a gallon, up d.n.a
. for the price of the gas. >> also hitting new record highs this weekend in california. what better time to take cal train. >> going to be safe and drop us right off at the bart. >> others traded traffic for a boat. >> we said let's relax on the boat. go under the water and have a great time. >> those who did choose to drive, paid a premium. many car lots jacked up their prices just for the weekend. >> $30. >> are you glad you didn't drive? >> this couple paid. >> little bit more than what i expected. >> near the ballpark, we found parking up to $80. call it paying for convenience but for hundreds of thousands, not parking was the easiest way to go. in san francisco, cbs 5. >> take a look at this. a new era in space flight tonight with a launch of a private low owned rocket to the international space station. live pictures of florida and the rocket has just launched. it's the first of a dozen supply flights under contract with nasa. carrying about 1,000 pounds of food, clothes, experiments and equipment. >> as the search continues for whoever killed a woman, her family is turning to social media
on california's same-sex marriage ban pr 8. the archbishop himself did not mention me-sex marriage in his welcoming address but he did address his own recent dui arrest in san diego. >> i cannot, though, adequately express my gratitude to you all for the outpouring of love, support and promises of prayers i received in the wake of the regrettable mistake in judgment i made with regard to my driving and for which i apologize. >> he is about the most antigay catholic person they could find to do this. this is done with a reason to tell gay families they will never be treated equally in this country. >> reporter: now, this three- hour ceremony was attended by the vatican's ambassador to the united states as well as two cardinals. so what does this mean for the future of relationships between the catholic archdiocese in san francisco and others? we'll have that at 6:00. >>> thank you. today an embattled oakland police department stepped before the public and responded to a long list of complaints. from an uptick in crime to a growing public outcry over police shootings, the department has bee
at the latest polls, voters are still split. the public policy institute of california just released these numbers. it shows that 48% will vote yes, 44% no, 8% undecided on prop 30. with the numbers trending down, the governor is out campaigning with a new spin on why we need prop 30. >> i'm spending every day between now and the election going around asking people, look at the pamphlet and vote yes on 30. any questions? >> make no mistake, it is not easy at all for businesses to support a tax increase. >> reporter: with the support of the bay area council, the governor is now tying the fate of proposition 30 to the number one issue for voters, the economy and jobs. >> businesspeople also understand without a good school system without a vibrant university system, you can't grow the economy. so i think this thing comes down to a very stark choice. >> reporter: it's part of a new media blitz with governor brown reaching out to the press. earlier today, the governor spoke at kcbs radio with phil matier pushing his initiative that will raise state income tax on the wealthy and increase
of california is going to court to unmask these people. >> reporter: strong words from the governor today at the naacp convention. though he later clarified that he didn't necessarily mean to refer to the ku klux klan. >> no. what it is, is, that when people do things, sometimes they don't want to be exposed for what they are doing and this arizona organization says they are in business for transparency and they are not willing to come clean in california. i think they ought to unmask themselves. >> reporter: the governor is campaigning nonstop for prop 30 which would raise sales tax .25% and state income tax on the rich. it's now in the hands of the court. the fair political practices commission filed a lawsuit demanding an audit of the arizona donor group americans for responsible leadership. it says in part, quote, respondent's conduct will cause great and irreparable harm to the voters of california by potentially denying them vital information regarding the true source of large sums money n answer to that lawsuit, the arizona nonprofit says, quote, this motion is the result of intens
labor protections to 200,000 care givers, nannies in california. he rejected it because he believes the bill raises the number of unanswered questions. california is the first state to ban a controversial therapy aimed at making a gay minor straight. bans nonscientific therapies that have driven people to depression and suicide. opponents argued the ban infringes on the right. >> gay rights activists are expected to protest the new archbishop. takeover the position on thursday. he was a key force behind profit 8. he'll be welcomed at most holy redeemer catholic church in the castro district. >> hopefully elsie how important this church is and what it does. there are a lost elements which unfortunately hold that position. and a place like this kind of challenges that on its own level >> in august, the bishop was arrested in san diego and charged with drunk driving. he later apologized. >> turning to campaign 2012 now, a new poll shows president obama in the lead. mr. obama with 51% support compared to 44% for mitt romney. the president is now in one of those states nevada as he prepa
including up to the minute traffic, go to our web site, cbssf.com. >> it was bound to happen, california gas prices have hit an all time average high. a gallon of unledded regular gas is now $4.61. that's up 12 cents from just yesterday. some stations are even charging $5 a gallon. if you had to fill up, you know the feeling. >> there's nothing else i can change except that it hurts a lot. every time we turn around we're getting hit with something. >> that's quite a hike. it's not even a step by step. it makes a big difference. >> the previous record was set back in 2008. experts say we should be close to the peak now and prices should start to fall as we head into next week. >>> if you do want to save cash, we're here to help. enter your zip code and find the cheapest gas in your neighborhood. >>> as if police weren't busy enough, officers in riot gear breakup a protest in the streets. >> five terror suspects appear in court. i'll have that story coming up. >> good evening, everybody. today, sunshine. tonight still clear skies. but yet the day showers are back in the forecast. eyewitness ne
in keen, california, to provide some long overdue recognition. >> the president of the united states of america. >> president barack obama came to the place where cesar chavez lived and worked, chanting the old farm worker slogan of hope and perseverance. yes, it can be done and it was done at a place chavez named -- mr. obama named the creation of the cesar chavez national monument, a distinction he called long overdue. >> no one seemed to care about the invisible farm workers who picked the nation's food. but cesar cares. in his own peaceful way, he made other people care, too. >> the celebration was attended by chavez's family members, school children, and thousands of current and former farm workers. although obama wants to sure up votes in support for latinos in a tight presidential race, he resisted making this a political speech. >> he came this to honor the man. you know, and the legacy that cesar chavez left. >> although sha chavez was born in arizona, this place is where he did his most significant work, often working out of this very simple wooden house. the monoyou
initiative proposition 30. it's one of two competing tax measures on the california ballot. as cbs 5 reporter anne makovec shows us, that's causing confusion among voters and tensions between supporters and opponents of both propositions. >> conspiracy theory. >> who the hell are you? >> reporter: you can tell how heated the debate is getting when just seconds into an interview with an opponent of prop 30 we were interrupted. >> there's a conspiracy theory that you're trying to propagate. if the news wants to take your conspiracy theory and run with it -- >> as the news, we're giving everybody -- [overlapping speakers] >> reporter: this confrontation was outside of an event featuring governor brown. >> just in case you don't know why i'm here, i want to make it real clear. >> reporter: prop 30 would bring california an estimated $6 billion a year by temporarily raising the income tax on the state's highest earners and sales tax by .25%. >> proposition 30 is about a lot of things. it's about kids. it's about teachers. it's also about the credit rating of california. it's about social harmony.
are calling on other states for a little bit of help. >> various agencies in california are now sending people out east. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is at sfo for an update on the response as well as continuing flight cancellations. >> reporter: several california agencies are responding, others on standby with you one problem that rescuers and travelers have having today, more cancellations to those cities that need help the most. >> i been sleeping on that little sofa over there. >> reporter: tommy is among thousands of stranded travelers waiting out sandy in an airport. he is trying to get back to new york where he is a grad student and doesn't want to miss class. he spent the night at sfo unable to change his flight over the phone. >> when i call them, the automated machines say the line is too much and i couldn't contact them and they hang up on me every time when i try to call them. >> reporter: more than 15,000 flights have been grounded and in the past two days almost 300 to and from sfo. california rescue crews, however are getting as close as they can to the storm and what's lef
. obama is coming to california for two days of fund raising and a couple of rallies he got a boost and puts the lowest level in the presidency and the president is going to stop in los angeles and san francisco tomorrow and in the town of keen near bakersfield and they going to designate a national monument to the former home of latino farm worker leader cesar chavez and chavez who died in 1993d much of the work for farm workers while living in east san jose. >>> and that is not the way bay area fans wanted to start the play-offs, unfortunately. >> and that is still a start. still to come, how the giants and as faired as the post season is in the full swing. >> and is the worst of it over when it comes to the sudden surge in gas prices? the latest numbers from our local metro area. . >> first, clear skies later for the bay area and must be why they call it sunday. the temperatures in the 60s, and parts of san francisco, we'll have the entire forecast after we -- [ indiscernible ] california gas prices have t an all-time average high . . >>> gas prices, it was bound to happen. >> ye
view and white house correspondent nancy cordes is joining us from keen, california with that tonight. nancy? >> reporter: scott, good evening those poll numbers you mentioned helped to explain why the obama campaign harshly criticized izedey's speech today before he even delivered it saying that he en ded the commander-in-chief ed the it's part of an aggressive new approach to try to stem the damage from the president's debate performance. with the president in california for a mix of official business liforund-raisers the white house fired back at romney's claims that the president was weak on syria and iran. hey said romney did not propose any steps today that president obama hadn't taken already. >> that's why the united states will do what we must to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear states. >> reporter: they pointed out romney's embrace of a middle east peace plan for two separate >> res with israel and palestine was at odds with what he told plnors in that secretly taped florida fund-raiser. >> reporter: obama campaign obicials described romney's speech as an attempt at a f
investigators are looking into to. detectives in hercules in southern california are going to be talking to figure out if the pair is also accused in a robbery and carjacking, as well. live in hercules, sharon chin, cbs 5. >>> breaking news out of the east bay. west oakland specifically. police are chasing that man, that suspect on an atv, a four wheeler. this apparently started west of the coliseum. we don't know why police are trying to chase him down. but again, police are not far behind him. this is in west oakland. we have chopper 5 over it as you saw. we'll get our picture back and get you updates as soon as we get them. >>> well, a little good news. california gas prices leveled out. but there's new information that could keep the volatility going for months. it's coming straight out of the bay area. ken bastida live with mobile 5 at the chevron refinery in richmond to explain. >> are you tired of pain 4.60 to $4.80 a gallon? the bad news is you will have it pay for it a little longer because an internal memo came out of chevron today stating that the refinery repairs will not be
conversation on california's budget crunch. thank you for joining us. >>> we have a lot of news to cover in the next hour. we have a sit down as you saw with governor jerry brown. we will talk to him about the state's finances and the push to hike the sales tax and income tax. >> there was a huge earthquake off the coast of canada. we will look the tsunami advisories but our happiest story of the day, the giants on the bripg of glory right now. this is the newspaper this morning and tonight is going to be the pivotal game that could give them the world series championships. we have a lot to talk about coming up. but first -- >> all right, hurricane sandy moving up the eastern seaboard with the storm's outer bands lashing the barrier islands off north carolina. >> right now the governor of new york, andrew cuomo, i halting a halt to all public transit in new york city at 7:00 tonight. it could affect 50 million people. suetion mcginnis has the latest from the coast of delaware. good morning, susan. >>> reporter: good morning. there is no doubt this storm is coming closer. here on the bea
. by the time you wake up tomorrow, it may be a dime higher. the average price for a gallon of gas in california is now 4.32. that's after going up nine cents just last night. and a cbs 5 reporter shows us some california gas stations are running low. kit? >> reporter: liz, it is even worse than the experts have predicted for some gas stations. for example, this chevron in san jose, on tuesday, people were complaining about a 20- cent jump overnight. since that time, the price has gone up another 40 cents. now some gas stations themselves are running empty. >> refinery-ageddon has already begun. several stations have locked up pumps after running out of gas. supply is down because a power surge knocked a refinery in torrence offline. and it's not the only one. a chevron crude oil pipeline through central california is shut down due to safety problems. and the chevron refinery in richmond still hasn't recovered from the fire in august. brace your wallets. >> we have never seen a spike like this. this is brand-new territory. >> reporter: mike has to sell regular unleaded at 4.89 a gallon just to s
the fart nest. >> i was born and raised in san francisco, california and now i work in afghanistan. >> reporter: is pria butler who works in afghanistan. >> reporter: then kandahar to tutu buy with a maul -- dubai with a small helicopter thrown in. >> reporter: she calls herself a fanatical giants fan. do you think? >> the weekend is going to cost me around $4,000. >> is it worth it? >> absolutely. 100%. sweep, twice that. >> reporter: all right, ann you gave me trouble at the earlier newscasts for talking sweep. she's sighing sweep. -- saying sweep. the giants fans here are saying sweep. i'm not saying anything but vern said only two teams in the history of baseball have ever won one game after being down 0- 3. so i'm not going to say it to get on your bad side but man it's looking good for the joints. >> thanks so much mike. we'll see you at 11:00 on cbs 5. >>> turning now to the other fall contest, your california ballot once again includes a request for more money and tonight there's a growing push to get californians to support a tax hike. governor jerry brown spent this week
of california. two boaters are missing and two others hospitalized after their boat overturned. >>> get rid of it or not get rid of it. the death penalty. how most folks feel about capitol punishment as we head to elections. >>> warmer than yesterday, that is nothing, the hottest day is still to come. we will pinpoint it with your forecast. >>> good evening. >>> we begin with breaking news on the peninsula. that is where shooting investigation has traffic backed up a long way on highway 10 one in san car los. a car was seen swerving before going off into the bushes. they do not know when the highway will be cleared. >>> now, to developing news along our coast. the coast guard is searching for two fisherman lost at sea after their boat capsized. it happened around 10:30 this morning at pigeon point. that is just south of pascadaro. we find out what happened and we have the latest on the search. >> reporter: as much as we know the boat left the marina at 5:30 this morning towards pigeon point, two miling north of pigeon point, -- two miles north of pigeon point, the men f , if they were men,
to see at the coliseum once the series comes back to oakland. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. high . a gallon of unlead wrap. >>> at the rate they were rising it was bound to happen. california gas prices have hit an all-time average high. a gallon of unleaded regular gas is now pricing at $4.61. that's up 12 cents from just yesterday. some stations are even charging $5 a gallon. if you have had to fill up this week, you know the feeling. >> there's nothing else i can say except it hurts a lot. i think every time we turn around we're hit with something els
talking to voters about an array of measures on the california ballot. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec shows us why both are deciding to use a more personal approach. >> reporter: this election is very very important. >> reporter: that's one point we can all agree on. the rest of it from propositions to the president not so much. that's why the california democratic party set up a day of action today going door to door to educate voters on the issues. >> when you go out there oh they say this is important. i really think it's effective. >> reporter: it's a strategy the republicans are employing too. >> so it's really a combination of getting stuff in the mail, seeing what's on tv, and then that direct contact that brings the deal home. >> reporter: with such a wide array of decisions to be made we spoke with a lot of people out on the street who have note yet made up their minds. >> it's a lot more investigating the deal. >> i'm still reading on some of the propositions. >> reporter: but most people we spoke with don't. >> i think it's actually really rude and sad when people are trying to s
stop. it's eight hours behind schedule and not expected to arrive at the california science center until tomorrow. crews are having trouble with the trailer carrying endeavour. and the large crowds have made logistics more complicated. thousands of have waited hours. >> reporter: people in los angeles can be a bit blase about seeing stars. yet, seeing a starship is a show even hollywood cannot rival. >> it's awesome. so big too. i can't believe it's going down the street. >> reporter: you don't normally see a space shutting outside a donut shop. crowds could read the numbers on the tiles. >> i want to see it, because i never saw it. and i wanted to be an astronaut. >> reporter: moving a 78-ton spacecraft in the second- largest city in the country is an endeavor in itself. they walk alongside the giant rig, guiding it with a wireless joystick. the driver says the crowd has been routeing for him. >> there's some real enthusiasm, when we worked our way through a real tight spot. >> reporter: on some neighborhood streets, the shuttle's 78-foot wing span didn't have room to spare. >> w
tax initiative proposition 30. it's one of two competing tax measures on the california ballot. as cbs 5 reporter anne makovec shows us, that's causing confusion among voters and tensions between supporters and opponents of both propositions. >> conspiracy theory. >> who the hell are you? >> reporter: you can tell how heated the debate is getting when just seconds into an interview with an opponent of prop 30 we were interrupted. >> there's a conspiracy theory that you're trying to propagate. if the news wants to take your conspiracy theory and run with it -- [overlapping speakers] >> reporter: this confrontation was outside of an event featuring governor brown. >> just in case you don't know why i'm here, i want to make it real clear. >> reporter: prop 30 would bring california an estimated $6 billion a year by temporarily raising the income tax on the state's highest earners and sales tax by .25%. >> proposition 30 is about a lot of things. it's about kids. it's about teachers. it's also about the credit rating of california. it's about social harmony. it's about hope. and it's about
in california had a rude awakening this morning when they looked at the price of gasoline. the national average is $3.79 a gallon, but just look at the average in california. $4.49 a gallon-- an increase of 17 cents overnight. ben tracy tells us what's driving the surge in prices in the golden state. >> reporter: at this station in north hollywood, the price of od, has jumped 66 cents in four days. sam krikorian is the owner. >> it's been killing everybody. it's going to kill the business. it's going to affect the economy. >> reporter: five days ago, he idid $30,000 to fill his 8,000 gallon tank. it will now cost him $50,000 for a refill. $20,000 more for the same rack, same refinery, same kind of gas which is -- doesn't make any oense. >> reporter: the price spike is being caused by the temporary loss of two california refineries. one caught fire in august and a power outage closed another this week. the state uses a special summer blend of fuel to cut down on smog and almost all of it is refined in california. tom robinson owns 34 gas stations. >> california is geographically isolated and cal
in california, we have several state-wide propositions that are getting voters' attention. >> both parties are reaching out before they head to the polls. >> this election is very, very important. >> reporter: that's one point we can all agree on. the rest of it from propositions to the president, not so much. that's why the california democratic party set up a day of action today going door to door to educate voter on the issue. >> you go out and say it's important, i should know the issues and i think it's e ffective. >> reporter: it's a strategy the republicans are employing too. >> it's a combination of getting stuff in the mail and seeing things on tv and the direct contact that brings the deal home. >> we spoke with a lot of people on the street who have not made up their mind. >> i'm still reading on some of the propositions. >> reporter: most people don't. >> i think it's actually rude and bad when people are trying to sway you. it's a personal opinion. and i think everyone is entitled to that. >> i feel like i'm intelligent enough that i can make up my own mind. >> door to door c
of independent voters here in california suggests there was really no clear winner last night. 47% telling surveyusa president obama won and 44% mitt romney run reflecting independent voters in california. >>> both candidates are campaigning today in an all important swing state. the president has rallies in ohio and florida. romney and paul ryan will be in nevada and colorado. >>> for continuing coverage of campaign 2012 check out our website, cbssf.com. >>> in other news, there are reports that pg&e admits to having no proof that some of its pipes running through bay area cities were actually inspected. and cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is in martinez. so elissa, that's one of the cities where the pipes were deemed safe but never actually tested? >> reporter: well, that's right. these lines ran through some cities in the east bay and also in san jose. and according to the "san francisco chronicle," pg&e discovered this problem while reviewing the inspection history of a pipeline that was running under martinez. they found no records to confirm that the mile-long section had been fully inspec
it to the california fair political practices commission. their response. we re issued the letter calling for her to disi vow this illegal transfer of money to a committee that's supporting her reelection. even today they're out together coordinating campaign. walking door to door. >> major reed says he did nothing wrong because the law only forbids transfers of funds from one candidate to another. and he's not a candidate this year. herrera says she's seeking a second term in district eight. >> all is clear this morning after a haz-mat incident in san francisco. crews evacuated a whole block between green and vallejo street. a call of an apparent suicide. when they got that. they smelled chemicals. 15 people in the building had to be evacuated. all reporting a strong smell in the area. firefighters were in the building for three hours trying to disperse the chemical to make it safe for people to return. police are investigating a murder late last night. officers responded to a welfare check after 11:00. they found a man in his 30s inside a car. he had been shot. he died at the scene. police have
have some more post- debate numbers here. a cbs 5 survey of independent voters here in california suggests there was no clear winner last night actually. 47% telling surveyusa that president obama woman while 44% felt that mr. romney won. again these poll numbers reflect independent voters in our state of california. for presidential campaign coverage anytime, of course, at your convenience, log on to our website, cbssf.com. >>> in other news, pg&e reportedly tells some regulators of its pipes in the bay area are safe but there is no proof they were tested and cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is in concord where one of these unsuspected pipes actually lies. elissa. >> reporter: we're talking about miles of pipeline running throughout the east bay and san jose. pg&e said that these lines had been checked and that they were safe. but they admitted to the "san francisco chronicle" yesterday that they don't have the documents to back that up. now, there are questions that these lines were ever inspected. here's where they are. we're talking about 4.5 miles of at-risk natural gas pipel
of the worst is not carried out. while california has more than 700 inmates on death row, only 13 have actually been put to death since capitol punishment was written in the constitution in 1972. >> that means the death penalty is a false promis for victims. 99% of the time we have lied to victims when we said we were going to carry out an execution. all we have done is drag them through decades of appeal. >> reporter: costly appeals. some say the state could save $130 million each year with prop 34. but, he says that the factors gumming up the system that puts a stop to all executions since 2006 can be overcome. >> i do believe that if there is the political will, if our leaders will step up and do the right thing and work with everybody on all sides and say let's -- here is what will be done to make this better, then, we can have a viable death penalty. >> our mission is to get to those 13% undecided and explain to them the facts. life without parole is a better choice for everyone. >> the proposition is not a statistical heat in the poll with a no showing a slight lead. in the news room, cb
about the investigation. >>> rabies still does exist in california. >> and rabies cost a bay area man his life. the county that confirms its first death in decades. >> el nino is making a comeback. but it's not what you think. the surprise in store for the bay area this winter. >> we're making allot more beer than we -- a lot more beer than we used to. >> how those pints provide a snapshot of our economy. ,, dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. a safeway, is being kept in >>> a bay area mother accused of ditching her daughter while trying to steal groceries at
>>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news on the cw. >> california gasoline now more expensive than hawaii. prices jumping 17 cents overnight. the cheapest time of the day to fill up. >>> a california man dies overseas and triggers an international health scare. how it all traces back to the bay area. >> brace yourselves for gridlock this weekend. how some people are making money off all the traffic. good evening, i'm ken bastida. >> and i'm elizabeth cook. breaking news. police are investigating a deadly hit-and-run crash. it happened a little after 8:00 tonight and police say a car hit a man walking on southbound highway 87 just north of highway 82. the victim may have been on a skate board. he died at the scene. officers are looking for the driver who hit him. right now, three right lanes are closed. we don't know when they'll reopen. >>> talk about sticker shock, gasoline prices have never been higher. we are paying an average of $4.49 a gallon. goeff night, the price spiked 17 cents. more in some places. now, the government may step in and take action. cbs 5 reporter, s
in california. but not by much. the state has seen a surge by nearly 50 cents in the past month. the average price for regular is less than $4.67 a gallon. that's down a half cent from yesterday. half cent. prices should fall even more after governor brown ordered early production of a winter fuel blend. for the cheapest gas in your neighborhood, go to our website, cbssf.com/gas. just enter your zip code and find the cheapest gas in your neighborhood. >> that's a nickel on what, 10 gallons. what the heck. >>> it's win or go home time again for the second straight day for your giants and as. pitcher barry zito gets a shot at redemption in less than an hour. he was left off the world series roster two years ago. and he pitched well this year so good luck. as for the as they were able to hold off the tigers last night. as rookie aj griffin and the detroit's max sheerser will square off in game 4. that's at 6:30 tonight. in oakland. so a lot of baseball today. >>> blinded by a good deal. how some companies take advantage of homeowners trying to cash in a coupon. >> and an embarrassing experience
. >>> and a congressional debate gets way too touchy after a heated exchange in southern california. an admission from one of the men. >>> it is 7:00, saturday morning, the 13th of october. thanks thanks. i'm ann mco vic. >> i want to tell you about the weather. >> please do. the sun a rising. >> thank god, otherwise that would be our headline. we've got mostly sunny skies for a switch around the bay area. oh, my gosh, look at that, blue skies, temperatures starting out a little bit on the chilly side. wait until you see what the numbers are going to be by the weekend. we'll have the forecast for you in just a minute. >> thanks, brian. the >>> the oakland police department now cracking down and punishing some of its own. the department is calling for the firings of two officers and also demotions, suspensions and reprimands for 42 others. the reasons include excessive use of force on occupy protesters last year. the switch that mounted cameras that officers are required to wear and lying about their behavior when being investigated later. >> this is what i wanted. i wanted the oakland police to be able t
% of california voters surveyed for our exclusive eyewitness news poll say the president was a clear winner tonight and part of the reason, they say the president was engaged and seemed better prepared than before. it was his performance that set the tone, but governor romney did not let him get away with it. >> very little of what romney said was true. >> we saw a more aggressive president out of the gate. a different mr. obama. >> you stood in front of a coal plant and pointed at it and said, this plant kills. and took great pride in shutting it down. now suddenly, you are a champion of coal. >> have you looked at your pension? >> i have to say. >> mr. president, have you looked at your pension? >> you know, i don't look at my pension, it's not as big as yours, so it doesn't take as long. >> governor romney was prepared. >> my priority is jobbed. we can't afford four more years like the last four years. what i can do is it's more attracted to come to america. we don't have to live like this. we can get this economy going again. >> what was very different in round two, the tone wa
for funding his education. >> what a california school is accused of doing to make students squeeze money out of their parents. >>> and they look real, but it turns out almost 40% are fake. how yelp is going undercover and making it easier for you to spot phony reviews. >>> it's definitely one of the greatest moments of sports history. >> i got it back and scored. >> next thing i knew, i was down. >>> the four seconds that redefined the cal-stanford rivalry. remembering the play, coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,, thirty-eight mean? funding. restores what we've lost... music and science labs. and your school. can get a world-class education. and sacramento can't touch it. me? wrapping paper to raise mon. raise money. but one california school is accusef requiring kids to ask for donations, o >>> many students sell candy or wrapping paper to raise money. but one california school is accused of requiring kids to ask for donations or risk getting a bad agreed. a mother whose son attends the los angeles county high school for the arts says students were given homework requiring them to ask their family a
competing tax measures on the california boot. anne makovec shows us, that's causing confusion amongst voters. >> hey, who the hell are you? >> reporter: you can tell how heated the debate is getting, when just seconds into an interview, we were interrupted. >> it's a conspiracy theory. and, you know, if the news wants to take your conspiracy theory and run with it... >> reporter: this confrontation was outside of an event featuring governor jerry brown. >> just in case you don't know why i'm here, i wanna make it real clear. >> reporter: prop 30 would bring california an estimated $6 billion a year by temporarily raising the income tax on the state's highest earners. and sales tax by a quarter percent. >> proposition 30 is about a lot of things. it's about kids. teachers. it's also about the credit rating in california. and it's about social harmony. it's about hope. and it's about those who have an opportunity to give something back. >> reporter: brown is also warning if 30 doesn't pass, it would trigger $6 billion in automatic cuts, most of it to schools. >> our students already suf
are petitioning to remove the president of the california public utilities commission. so far, they have collected more than 200 signatures. they are upset by the cpuc's decision to suspend public hearings to determine how much pg&e will be fined for that blast that killed 8 and injured dozens. >>> up next, it goes from bad to worse for lance armstrong. the latest fallout from his doping case. >> the polls tighten in advance of the final presidential debate. i'm randall pinkston in boca raton, florida with the preview coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, players including google and microsoft drove down the markets. right now, the dows >>> stocks were mixed this morning after friday's big sell- off. weak earnings reports from big players including google and microsoft drove the markets down. it's still down, down 78 and some change on this monday. >>> price at the gas pump, though, is at its lowest level since early august. the national average for a gallon of regular fell almost 5 cents over the weekend alone to $3.67 a gallon. but here in california, it's higher, $4.43. >>> lance armstrong will be off
or else we shouldn't be there. >> absolutely. thank you, phil matier. >>> the california man behind the anti-muslim film initially blamed for the benghazi attack appeared in federal court in los angeles today. mark yousseff is accused of violating his probation for a 2010 bank fraud conviction. prosecutors say he has been lying to probation officers and using aliases including sambasly sam basseley. yusef denver the charges. prosecutors stress his arrest had nothing to do with the movie. malala yousufzai denies the mark yousseff denies the charges. >> it was an excuse and trigger point to have more violence. >> mark yousseff has a full hearing next month. he could be sent back to prison for three years if convicted. and it could be the safest place for him because there are now several bounties out on his head. >>> a break in the case of a retired schoolteacher murdered in her home in hercules. her stolen car has been found. police spotted her subaru up in king county washington at 9:00 this morning. two people in the car were taken into custody. darnell and tania washington are bei
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